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elect and defeat anti-choice politicians and elect pro choice politicians to stop this nonsense that we're seeing both at the state level and federal level. >> jennifer: the last abortion clinic in mississippi is on the verge of shutting down, because state lawmakers have made the requirements for it to operate so onerous, and the governor said last week my goal of course is to shut it down. so what does roe v. wade mean if states can do this? >> it's no longer ago the legality of it and access to care that women seek. what is sad about these politicians is that they don't believe that women can make this decision with their family and their doctors. they believe that politicians should make these decisions. so women men, and families have to say enough. state out of our business and we have connect the personal to the political, and until states elect governors and legislators that are going to advance pro choice values, we're going to see this kind of activity. fundamentally elections matter. >> jennifer: right and in the off years often democrats do not com
in the last election. wherever they can they'll turn against the president and his appointees. it's as simple as that. >> jennifer: do you think the white house, because of his previous confirmations being relatively easy, do you think the president thought lou's confirmation would be easy as well. >> no, i don't. the president came in and i got to hear from all of them. i will tell that you they are really of the understanding now and it's very different from the first year, the first administration that the non-stop partisan wear warfare from the republicans will continue. the only way to deal with this is to confront it. i think that they're determined to make sure the president has his own team in place at the cabinet and his policies will be implemented. >> jennifer: this is so interesting to me, do you think that suggests what you said there, that he's not going to be bowed by what will be objections by the senate no matter what. they're going to come no matter what. he'll put in place the team that he wants. if that isn't the case, why wouldn't he have stuck with susan rice, for exampl
the nra did spend over $11 million in the last election, they only had a 0.83% return on their investment. less than 1% of the candidates they backed won, or the candidates that they ran against lost. less than 1% success rate. less than 1% roi. joining me now to talk about the gun-control landscape and texas politics is wayne slater. wayne is a senior political reporter for "the dallas morning news." he is coming to us from austin, texas. wayne always glad to welcome you inside "the war room." >> great to be with you governor. >> jennifer: you know all about organizing on the right, because you wrote the book on karl rove so can the left counter that kind of power when it comes to guns? >> they need two things, and it appears they have both of them. one is money. you mentioned exactly that. when you have mayor bloomberg who has an awful lot of money and the group he is associated with has put out the commercial of the mother of a nine year old who died in the mass shooting in the gabby giffords shooting and the gabby giffords group itself and so you have
on the 2012 election mayor bloomberg has a net worth of $22 billion. if money can, in fact, shape public opinion mayor bloomberg could bury the nra. today the mayor was evasive whether he would put his money towards the cause, but he did point to another leader who bloomberg is saying could do even more than mayor bloomberg himself can. >> well, i've got 350-- >> what are you going to do with your money? >> well, let's say it's going to be all given way. stanley mcchrystal has more credibility than i ever will have in terms of guns and the damage guns could do. >> jennifer: that's right the third leader to head the gun control general mcchrystal in afghanistan. today general mcchrystal called for much stricter gun laws. >> i spent a career carrying m-16s and it fires a 223 caliber round at 3,000 feet per second. when it hits a human body the affects are devastating. it is designed to do that. that's what our soldiers out to carry. i personally do not think that there any need for that kind of weaponry on the streets. >> jennifer: well, even these three very powerful leaders mcchrystal bl
is -- that -- the result is going to be these folks get defeated in an election. i think there's more chance of that than they change their positions or minds. >> jennifer: do you really hate to say it? >> well i would love to see it. but i would like to see a little reasonableness in this town to pass some of this stuff. >> jennifer: that's right. peter fenn thank you so much for coming inside "the war room." >> thanks. >> jennifer: you bet. and up next new state legislatures mean a wave of new state laws some are good and some are bad. we'll talk about that whwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwh >> i think it's brilliant. (vo) first, news and analysis with a washington perspective from an emmy winning insider. >> i know this stuff, and i love it. (vo) followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. bill press and stephanie miller. >> what a way to start the day. [ ryon ] eating shrimp at red lobster is a fantastic experience. 30 shrimp for $11.99. i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp and it tastes really good! [ male announce
? >> out 435 districts only 10% faced the voters and had to make the case for their re-election. for the most part they're protected by jerrymandering, redrawing of district lines to keep those guys this office. >> jennifer: the experiment that california has waged about the two top vote getters regardless of party, do you think that's a good thing that other states should model? >> we're going to find out if this top two primary works or not, like in california and a few others states, like louisiana. >> jennifer: you have a better answer? >> to let the non-party commission draw district lines. iowa has been doing it for decades. and five out of six or four out of five districts are competitive every year. there are districts drop by drawn by p by bipartisan commissioners. >> he will understands this. we don't know him outside of washington, d.c. but he is he is respected and smart. >> jennifer: one of the other nominees which is john brennan which seemed like he was going to be fine in getting through but lindsey graham from south carolina is call forgive a delay for john bre
into their -- their coverage of the election, and i'm tuning into someone to keep me up to date, it is not someone who is thinking that people in america are still listening to boom boxes on their shoulder. >> jennifer: exactly. but he is also selling things like fast-food. >> yes, honk congress kfc had run thissed a for the president, and it involved a look-alike of the president. and a rogue fast food entree >> jennifer: you got it. [ cheers ] >> change not only for america, but the whole world, not only for your mom, but for you, your stomach, for better taste. [ speaking foreign ] >> change is good. [ cheers ] >> jennifer: that is insane. that is totally insane. >> the president of the united states was just crushed by a fish sandwich. it should be noted that kfc released a statement this was men as a spoof and clearly the president made it out okay to enjoy the fish sandwich. now benton is an italian clothing line. an
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